Posted on September 25, 2017
When families move into a previously owned home, they can be quick to take note of the current condition of the different rooms and determine if any changes can be made to improve their layout, appearance, or functionality. The living room, for example, could use a fresh coat of paint in a lighter colour to bring in the outdoor light and make the space feel a lot more airy and spacious, the kitchen could be fitted with more cupboards for storage and additional lights to illuminate countertops and work spaces, or the bedrooms might use a brand new carpet to muffle footfall and improve its design scheme.
The bathroom is one of the rooms in a house where the most number of repairs and replacements may be needed; with family members constantly using the bathroom on a daily basis, it needs to have sufficient fittings, features, and a layout that would work best for everyone. A sizable tub may be present, for instance, but the showerhead installed on the wall across from it may have been left without a proper screen to effectively divide the space and prevent water from spilling over where it shouldn’t be. If households are in need of quality shower screens, residents can easily find reliable suppliers and installers who can get the job done in as little as a single day-or even a few hours.
Being unable to use the shower (or properly maintain the cleanliness or appearance of the bathroom) because of all the water that gets sprayed over the rest of the space can be a great inconvenience for homeowners. Glass shower screens are needed to designate a dedicated space for showers and to contain the water used into a single space. These screens need not have complicated designs or use expensive materials; homeowners need to look for a simple yet functional screen that can easily fit into various applications and solve the problem in no time to allow residents to effectively get back to their daily routines at home.
With a basic configuration and highly efficient components, a shower screen can be fitted perfectly into a bathroom’s specific dimensions and installed in just a matter of hours. A waiting period of at least 24 hours may be all it takes to allow the sealant to dry completely; afterwards, homeowners can get back to using their bathroom once again. With quality products and efficient tradesmen, residents can finally complete their home improvement projects and settle into their lives in their new home.
Posted on September 24, 2017
If you are shopping for shower cubicles you will soon find that there is a large variety of options to choose from. You will need to decide on the type of shower you want and what features are important. If your bathroom is small you may opt for a small corner shower unit. If you have a large, luxurious bathroom you might put in a double shower with a clear glass shower screen. If you want to have a spa shower you will need to choose your shower panel accordingly. The type of shower you install and the type of shower screens you invest in will most likely depend on how much money you have available, how large your bathroom is and how it is decorated.
Economical Shower Screen with Shower Units
If you do not have a lot of money to spend on renovations you may opt for a cheaper unit. Even so, it can still be stylish and add charm and appeal to your bathroom. Some people find that buying shower kits is fairly inexpensive. These are designed so that the average person with some handyman skills should be able to install the shower, including the flooring and shower screen themselves. Of course, if you also need to install plumbing you will need to hire a professional for at least that part of the installation.
Prices also vary a lot depending on the material shower screens are made from. For example, Plexiglas screens are usually quite a bit less expensive than genuine glass shower screens. There are a lot of different options to choose from when it comes to shower screens. Some are transparent while others are opaque, or opaque with designs and patterns etched into the screen. You can also find different sized screens, with some reaching from the floor to the ceiling and others reaching only as high at the shower head placement.
Designer Shower Screen with Shower Units
If money is not a concern you may like to install a designer types. Oftentimes shower screens are placed around a shower that is installed over a bathtub. There are many different designs to choose from, however most of these types of screens are only a few feet wide, simply wide enough to protect the floor around the bath from water spraying from the shower. Folding types are great to place around a bath as they enable the screen to be pulled fully shut while showering, or opened up to any desired width; while still protecting the floor and surroundings. Other designs are full sized, enclosing an entire shower cubicle. Some designer units make great use of colored glass shower screens which blend in with your other bathroom décor; blue is a favorite choice.
Creating a sanctuary in your bathroom is well worth the effort, time and money invested in it. While bathrooms can tend to be somewhat neglected when it comes to renovating a home it is the one room that can be outfitted in style for a fairly reasonable cost. It is usually relatively simple to decide on a bathroom theme that does not have to cost a lot of money.
Posted on September 22, 2017
Embellish your bathroom with a dramatic glass shower screen. The screens are a lovely alternative to the shower curtain or the traditional glass shower doors. They come in a variety of styles, from simple and traditional to a sophisticated contemporary and can be easily customized to fit your functional design needs. Both practical and stylish, they bring a clean, fresh look to any bathroom.
Shower screens can be created to fit one’s personal shower and/or tub needs. The glass enclosures vary in many ideal styles, such as: single shower doors, in line shower enclosures, sliding bypass shower doors, barrier free shower enclosures, neo angled showers, and many more. A glass artisan will create the perfect fit for every home. Unlike traditional glass shower doors, a screen can be frameless which makes for very easy cleaning and allows unrestricted views of the shower/tub area and the ability to see the craftsmanship of the ceramic or glass tile.
There are many types of glass available for every style and design, including: frosted or obscured view, embossed, clear, tinted, or etched glass. With the versatility of glass one can be very creative and original and may even have an artist do a glass etching to enhance the eye appeal. The glass artisan will also be able to do custom work on the glass doors, so be sure to ask what their specialty is when calling for quotes.
Glass edge finishes also lend a creative element to the glass doors. They come in an array of alluring colors and glass. Door edges are available but not limited to: relief, beveled, flat polish, or pencil edge.
Whether you want a traditional look or a contemporary design, a glass shower screen will give you versatility and longevity. With their shatter resistant glass and clean design, one can be sure the investment will show with subtle sophistication and class.